κύκλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos(circle, wheel). Cognates include Sanskrit चक्र(cakra), Latin colus, Tocharian A/B kukäl/kokale, Old Church Slavonic коло(kolo), Lithuanian kãklas, and Old English hwēol (English wheel).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κύκλος (kúklosm (genitive κύκλου); second declension

  1. circle, ring
  2. Any circular object, such as a wheel
  3. A crowd of people
  4. marketplace
  5. circular movement
  6. sphere, globe

Inflection[edit]

There also exists an irregular plural: κύκλα

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

κύκλος (kýklosm (plural κύκλοι)

  1. (geometry) circle
  2. period, cycle
  3. series, cycle
  4. clique, coterie, circle, set (of people)
  5. (sports) circuit, course, track
  6. (education) course
  7. (business) turnover

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Coordinate terms[edit]

  • see: δακτύλιος m(daktýlios, circle, ring) for a list of other rings and circles'